Parents (and a few other parishioners) park their cars close together in the parking lot, then open their trunks/hatchbacks to reveal Halloween decorations.
Immediately after school, SJS students in costume go from car to car, trick or treating with their classmates.
This event is lots of fun. A number of parents and teachers dress up, too.
A handful of photos are posted below. Many of the children are Garfield Ridge residents, as St. Joe's serves the westernmost section of Garfield Ridge, as well as Summit and other communities.
We got a chuckle from Vice Principal Jason Porod, who every year finds a unique costume to wear and persona to adopt. This year he chose to come dressed as his boss, Principal Lawrence Manetti. (Bottom photo.) Priceless!
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